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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-13 08:32:22

Matthias Troyer <troyer_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I have done more tests and a standard gcc or ConceptGCC also does not
> work with the darwin toolset with errors such as:
> g++: unrecognized option '-no-cpp-precomp'
> cc1plus: error: unrecognized command line option "-Wno-long-double"
> We thus have two types of gcc compilers with different options:
> * Apple's gcc supported by the darwin toolset
> * A generic gcc, which should be but is not yet supported by the gcc
> toolset
> It thus seems to me that we need both the darwin toolset and a gcc
> toolset supporting a generic gcc on MacOS X

Not if you can tell which toolset you've got by invoking

    gcc --version

The build system already does that for MinGW (and others) and adjusts
how it works accordingly.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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